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Now we know Villanova’s path to the Final Four — can they do it?

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The ‘Cats get Mount St. Mary's to kick things off in Buffalo.

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With The Mount's win over New Orleans (what a game, by the way), we now have the complete path for the Villanova Wildcats to return to the Final Four this year.

Much has been made of the fact that the East region is one of the toughest, if not the toughest of all the regions. Which doesn’t make a lot of sense for the #1 overall seed. But I digress.

What do you make of Villanova’s draw? Will we see the ‘Cats in Phoenix?

And now, the "news."

Villanova’s possible path to Final Four could be most difficult of all top seeds | CBSSports.com
The favorite to win the title, Duke, projects as a major Villanova hurdle

2017 NCAA Tournament Breakdown: East Region | Barstool Sports
I know everyone is freaking out about Wisconsin as their No. 8 seed, but it’s Virginia Tech who is the ones they don’t want to see in that second round. Teams with quicker guards that can take Villanova off the dribble without a screen is what gives them trouble.

2017 NCAA Tournament: Fatal flaw for Villanova, and every other contender | CBSSports.com
Yes, even schools like defending champion Villanova and Kansas have weaknesses, so look out

Why I'm picking Villanova to win the NCAA tournament | FOX Sports
Are you familiar with the Villanova Wildcats? You should be.

Jay Wright's connection with Billy Donovan goes well beyond basketball | Philly.com
IT WAS THE early 2000s. Jay Wright was the coach at Hofstra, having just gone to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in his sixth season. He and his wife Patty, with three young children, were looking for a bigger house...

The Shot won't be the last March Madness highlight for Villanova's Kris Jenkins | USA TODAY
Kris Jenkins is and will forever be known as the guy who hit The Shot at the buzzer to deliver the 2016 national championship to Villanova in one of the greatest title games ever played.

'Nova's Dylan Painter: A high school QB who just kept growing | Philly.com
Freshman Dylan Painter is a basketball player who comes from a football background, and that suits Villanova coach Jay Wright just fine.

Villanova super sophomore Jalen Brunson like a fourth senior | Philly.com
It was selection Sunday on the Villanova campus and the Connelly Center was abuzz. No suspense here. Only celebration. The defending national champion Wildcats were about to be named the No. 1 seed in the 68-team NCAA tournament and they knew it.

Villanova's Mikal Bridges earns share of Big East Defensive Player of Year | CSN Philly
Villanova sophomore Mikal Bridges has come a long way and earning a share of the Big East Defensive Player of the Year award is case in point.

Villanova humbled by Big East Tournament win, but has 'a lot of work' to do | CSN Philly
Villanova is thrilled with this year's Big East Tournament title, but the Wildcats still think they can improve before the NCAA Tournament. By Reuben Frank

Ranking the 68 best players in the 2017 NCAA tournament | Yahoo!
There are can’t-miss McDonald’s All-Americans and prospects hardly anyone wanted coming out of high school. The rankings are based not on NBA potential but on a player’s impact on this year’s college basketball season.

2017 NCAA Tournament: Which contenders will NOT win the national title? | CollegeBasketballTalk
The way I see it, there are nine true contenders this year. Here are the three that aren't going to win the title.

2017 NCAA Tournament Bold Predictions | CollegeBasketballTalk
These 11 things are guaranteed to come true. Guaranteed.